Faculty Profile for Dr. Gloria Martinez

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Dr. Gloria Martinez
Professor — Sociology
Professor — Center for Diversity and Gender Studies
THH 478A
phone: (512) 245-3824

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Black, V. G., Martinez, G. P., & Gonzales, S. T. (2020). Assessing the Needs and Experiences of First-Generation Students’ Transition to Remote Learning Due to COVID-19 Pandemic at a Hispanic Serving Institution. Hispanic Educational Technology Services Online Journal, XI(Fall). Retrieved from https://hets.org/ejournal/2020/11/16/assessing-the-needs-and-experiences-of-first-generation-students-transition-to-remote-learning-due-to-covid-19-pandemic-at-a-hispanic-serving-institution/
  • Coll, J. E., Weiss, E., Waddell, R., Martinez, G. P., & Basiru, T. (2018). Memories:  Cuban-American Immigrants and their Courage, Connection, and Adaptation. Professional Development: The International Journal of Continuing Social Work Education, 21(1), 52–60. Retrieved from http://eds.a.ebscohost.com/eds/detail/detail?vid=0&sid=00fd1625-6975-46b5-b2ad-44d248757bae%40sessionmgr4009&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWRzLWxpdmUmc2NvcGU9c2l0ZQ%3d%3d#AN=129444472&db=sxi
  • Deringer, S. A., Martinez, G. P., Dussler, M. R., & Morreale, A. (n.d.). A pedagogy of place in a contested border region: an ethnographical examination of student experiences. Journal of Experiential Education.
  • Martinez, G. P., & Posadas, M. (n.d.). The Latina/o/x Past, Present and Future: Reflections on Community College.
  • Majumdar, D., & Martinez, G. P. (2019). An Examination  of the Association between Microaggression and Well-being among Latina/os of Mexican-descent in the United States. Michigan Sociological Review, 33.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Excellence in Research Funding and Sponsored Programs, Dean. August 19, 2022 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Mariel M. Muir Excellence in Mentoring Award. April 2019 - 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Partners in Service Excellence Award, Hispanic Cultural Center of San Marcos. September 15, 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Health Scholar Award, Center for Translational Health. March 2022 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor, The Alfred H. Nolle Chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society. 2019

Selected Grants

  • Roundtree, Aimee Kendall (Principal), Goldstone, Dwonna Naomi (Supporting), Herrmann, Nicholas Paul (Supporting), Eger, Elizabeth Kamman (Supporting), Blue, Sarah A (Supporting), Devine, Jennifer Ann (Supporting), Ashford-Hanserd, Shetay Nicole (Supporting), Martinez, Gloria P (Supporting), Mckiernan, John Raymond (Supporting). Engaged Humanities Research Accelerator, ACLS, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $157000. (Funded: June 2022 - June 2023). Grant.
  • Hegde Niezgoda, Asha Latha (Principal), Westerberg, Carmen E (Co-Principal), Martinez-Ramos, Gloria P. (Co-Principal), Ahn, Mira (Co-Principal). Effects of indoor lighting interventions on sleep, well-being, and safety in older adults living independently in public housing, Multidisciplinary Team Incentive, Texas State University, $2460. (Funded: July 2016 - Present). Grant.
  • Martinez, Gloria. Dr. Marta Tienda University Lecturer Series, Faculty Senate, Texas State University, $2100. (Submitted: February 2018, Funded: 2018). Grant.
  • Resendiz, Maria D, Martinez, Gloria P. STEMinitas Meet STEMinists: Building Bridges Through Partnerships, Women in Bio, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $1000. (Submitted: November 9, 2021, Funded: January 2022 - June 2022). Grant.
  • Martinez, Gloria P. Univeristy Lecturer Series Grant for Gilberto Conchas, Texas State University, $2000. (Funded: October 2019 - Present). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Institutional Inclusive Excellence Diversity Council
September 2020-December 2022
The Monarch Center for Immigrant Students
January 2020-September 2022
President's Naming Task Force
September 2020-2021
Research Review Committee
August 2018-Present
Celebrate National First Gen Day
November 2021-2022